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Thank you, Mrs. Bush

In early 1989, when the country was still very ignorant and fearful of AIDS, Lou got a call from the White House. First lady Barbara Bush was planning to visit Grandma's House, a home for infants with AIDS.

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The dogs of war are howling

The United Nations Security Council called an emergency meeting Friday to discuss Syria. President Trump noted that Americans usually unite during troubled times. A common enemy is helpful. What could be more unifying than World War III?

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Fake news vs. 'Fake news'

Call me crazy, but when a local news station is required to have its anchor read propaganda created by its master — in this case Sinclair Broadcast Group — it is not to be taken seriously. Indeed, it is to be feared.

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Endangered species are the real threats

Considering that Combs managed to object to almost every species proposed to be added to the protected list while she was in Texas, I have taken the liberty of guessing her objections to some of the species currently on there:

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NAFTA: Let’s get to the hard stuff

So, let’s get to the “hard stuff” by using an outside the beltway notion called reality. Jobs, opportunity, and our overall economy have thrived under NAFTA and no Texan, nor any American for that matter, will be better off if NAFTA goes away.

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Know the rules about charitable donations

With two weeks left to file your taxes, you’re likely to have many questions about charitable deductions and what changes the recent tax laws have to your filing process. For the April 17th deadline, fear not — the process is the same.

Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival shuts down while storm passes

Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival shuts down while a storm, with potential for high winds and hail, passes the downtown area. There was no damage and the arts fest was scheduled to reopen soon afterwards.
Rodger Mallison rmallison@star-telegram.com